Press Conference and Rally: End SDHC Section 8 Discrimination

Press Conference and Rally: End SDHC Section 8 Discrimination

The above map shows how the SDHC forces Section 8 voucher holders into neighborhoods where people of color have been concentrated for a century. After being sued by NAACP and San Diego Tenant Union for the racially discriminatory manner in which San Diego Housing Commission administers its housing voucher program, the Housing Commission received a 14 percent increase in funding…

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Jason Sevier: 2019 NAACP San Diego Branch Freedom Fund Dinner Honoree

The NAACP San Diego Branch is pleased to honor Jason Sevier at our 2019 Freedom Fund Dinner! Jason Sevier is a native San Diegan and University City High School Alumni. He attributes his Godly knowledge to his foundation at Calvary Baptist Church where he first learned to be an attendant for the Lord.  He became a more distinguished public servant…

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Jason Sevier: 2019 NAACP San Diego Branch Freedom Fund Dinner Honoree

Watch: 2019 NAACP San Diego Branch STEM Camp

This year's STEM camp at Bell Middle School was bigger and longer than last year's. Nearly 30 students participated, learning electrical engineering, computer programming, and even a little business, marketing, and entrepreneurship! While we'll have some photos of the other parts of the camp to post eventually, engineering and programming are famously non-photogenic. It's always the CEO's who get the…

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Watch: 2019 NAACP San Diego Branch STEM Camp
Vincent Riveroll: 2019 NAACP San Diego Branch Freedom Fund Dinner Honoree

Vincent Riveroll: 2019 NAACP San Diego Branch Freedom Fund Dinner Honoree

The NAACP San Diego Branch is pleased to honor Vincent Riveroll at our 2019 Freedom Fund Dinner! “With Students First”Vincent Riveroll is the founding director of Gompers Preparatory Academy (GPA), serving as the school’s executive leader and principal teacher since 2004. A cum laude alumnus of Duquesne University and an educator for over 25 years, he has earned various distinctions…

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The 4th of July, 400 Years Later

The United States has not been celebrating July 4th for 400 years. That’s how long most Africans in America trace our plight on this continent. Not all, but most. By the time the wealthy, white, landholding Continental Congress-men signed the Declaration of Independence, Africans had already endured 157 years (or more) of enslavement by the British colonizers. The august men…

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The 4th of July, 400 Years Later